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Manuel A. Sanchez Papers,

Identifier: 1971-013

Scope and Content

Collection consists of records and correspondence from Manuel Sanchez's law practice. Includes case files, carbon copies of letters sent and legal documents, clients' letters received, briefs, and law reports and related material on a wide range of subjects.

Some materials are in Spanish.


  • 1802-1969 (bulk, 1920-1950)

Language of Materials

English, and Spanish.

Access Restrictions


Copy Restrictions

Limited duplication allowed for research purposes. User is responsible for all copyright compliance.

Biographical Note

Manuel Antonio Sanchez, a civil engineer and lawyer, served as U.S. Surveyor General for New Mexico, and as U.S. Minerals Surveyor for the District of New Mexico. He also had a private law practice in Santa Fe from approximately 1920 to 1970.


29 Linear Feet


Collection is organized into seven series:
  1. I. Court cases files
  2. II. Oil and gas case files
  3. III. Land case files
  4. IV. Pueblo Indian irrigation and water rights
  5. V. Mining, organizations, and events
  6. VI. Correspondence
  7. VII. Santa Fe County probate court case files


Contact Information

  1. New Mexico State Records Center and Archives
  2. Archives and Historical Services Division
  3. 1205 Camino Carlos Rey
  4. Santa Fe, New Mexico 87505
  5. Phone: 505-476-7908
  6. Fax: 505-476-7909
  7. Email:
  8. URL:
Inventory of the Manuel A. Sanchez Papers, 1802-1969 (bulk, 1920-1950)
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Finding aid is in English

Revision Statements

  • June 28, 2004: PUBLIC "-//New Mexico State Records Center and Archives//TEXT (US::Nm-Ar::1971-013::Manuel A. Sanchez Papers)//EN" "nmar1971-013.sgml" converted from EAD 1.0 to 2002 by v1to02.xsl (sy2003-10-15).
  • Monday, 20210524: Attribute normal is missing or blank.

Repository Details

Part of the New Mexico State Records Center and Archives Repository

1209 Camino Carlos Rey
Santa Fe NM 87507
(505) 476-7948